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Killer of Witches: The Life and Times of Yellow Boy Mescalero Apache W. Michael Farmer

Killer of Witches: The Life and Times of Yellow Boy Mescalero Apache

W. Michael Farmer

Published September 16th 2015
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346 pages
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Killer of Witches is a powerful story- it is the other side of Apache history,lived by a people fighting the tsunami of westward migration and drawn from thedeep terrors of their supernatural beliefs. On a cold night in November 1865, atGeneral JamesMoreKiller of Witches is a powerful story- it is the other side of Apache history,lived by a people fighting the tsunami of westward migration and drawn from thedeep terrors of their supernatural beliefs. On a cold night in November 1865, atGeneral James H. Carlton’s Bosque Redondo concentration camp near Fort Sumner,New Mexico, five hundred Mescalero Apaches disappear like ghosts in the wind.The Army never finds them. One of them, a five-year-old boy, becomes a legend.Ussen, God, Creator of Life, gives to the boy gifts of power that include anability to send witches to the Happy Place, their spirits wandering forever indarkness- an immunity to ghost sickness- and his name, Yellow Boy. Yellow Boyuses his gifts in his search for a witch called Blood of the Devil, whose headlooks like a skull, and whose body is covered with black spiral and flametattoos. He has lead Comanches and Mexican banditos in the murder and scalpingof all but a small remnant of Yellow Boy’s band. The hunt for Blood of the Devilis an odyssey that takes Yellow Boy across the deserts, canyons, and mountainsof the American southwest and the Mexican states of Sonora and Chihuahua, and itis filled with tests of the boy’s skill, courage, and determination.